Eczema in Nashville, TN

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What Is Eczema?

Eczema is a term for a chronic skin condition that is caused by a disruption in the normal function of the skin and certain pathways within the immune system. This inflammatory condition can lead to redness and itchy spots on the skin that can occur anywhere on your body, including the hands, face, neck, or other places. There are a variety of forms of eczema including atopical dermatitis, nummular dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, dyshidrotic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis. This condition normally starts in youth, but can impact individuals at any age. At Brentwood Skin Clinic in Nashville, TN, Dr. Austin Mitchell can help diagnose eczema and other rashes so a precise treatment plan can be created and completed. For more information, contact our office to schedule a consultation today.

How Are Eczema and Other Rashes Treated?

Eczema and many other rashes can be treated with a selection of prescribed or over-the-counter drugs and ointments. Hydrocortisone ointments and creams can be used in addition to antihistamines, like Benadryl, to help relieve symptoms. Prescription drugs, such as steroid creams or immunomodulators, can assist if you have moderate to severe eczema. An oral steroid or corticosteroid might also be prescribed. In severe instances, Dr. Mitchell may recommend ultraviolet light therapy or laser therapy to reduce symptoms. When other treatments have failed, immunosuppressants could be prescribed since these drugs suppress the immune system.

It's important that you do not scratch your eczema, as this can lead to even more discomfort. Some ways to alleviate this discomfort and signs and symptoms of eczema at home include:

  • Applying a cool compress
  • Wearing clothing with natural fabrics
  • Using moisturizing creams and soaps for sensitive skin
  • Avoiding allergens and chemical irritants

Doctor treated me two years ago and I am still very grateful!! because I thought that I would never be able to get rid of acne on my face and I would never be able to show my face well!! with much love your patient yessica lozano!!

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Dr. Mitchell and his staff are INCREDIBLE!! 2 weeks ago, I started getting a rash on my upper body that began spreading. I went to 2 other doctors who misdiagnosed me and had me do expensive and ineffective treatments. I then broke out in hives on top of the other rash that was still spreading. I called Brentwood Skin Clinic and due to a cancellation, they got me in that same day! Dr. Mitchell was able to tell me what was actually going on, gave me the treatment to cure it, and laid out the steps we would take if this first treatment didn’t work for some reason. He took the time to answer all my questions, and I had a LOT. I could tell that Dr. Mitchell and his staff really genuinely care about the well-being of their patients. I have already recommended him to one of my coworkers, and would recommend him to anyone else who needs to see a good dermatologist!

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They are always customer service oriented and do a great job for their patients. Dr Mitchell is knowledge and friendly.

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This is a great place to go and you will be treated well.

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I sent in on the patient portal an appointment request, the next day Dr. Mitchell called me asking about the problem. He explained what he was planning on doing and got the appointment set up.My wife & I have been a patient for about a year now and very grateful for locating such an amazing Dermatologist & staff. I'd highly recommend Brentwood Skin to anyone looking for a doctor who really cares for your best care then Dr. Mitchell and his staff is the one to call.

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Ease Eczema Symptoms

If you have suffered from eczema for years with very little relief or have just recently discovered an itchy rash and a difference in your skin, there are numerous treatment options available. Dr. Austin Mitchell can help you implement a multistep treatment approach, which includes prevention, detection, and treatment, to help you manage your eczema or other rashes. Seek relief from your eczema-related symptoms now at Brentwood Skin Clinic in Nashville, TN.

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